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From Benoit Chesneau <>
Subject Re: is there a python client that supports the _changes API?
Date Fri, 11 Dec 2009 21:38:45 GMT
On Fri, Dec 11, 2009 at 10:26 PM, Roger Binns <> wrote:
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> Benoit Chesneau wrote:
>> The only package manager needed is easy_install,
> Which is part of setuptools, which fights with distribute, both of which
> ignore the operating system package manager.  And of course each dependency
> installed also tries to use one or more of distutils, setuptools, distribute
> and whatever else their author thought of.  (IIRC it wasn't couchdbkit
> itself that failed to install but one of the dependencies which means
> couchdbkit will not install.)
>> never had any bug report about it.
> Count this as one.  In any event it would take a lot of work to figure out
> the root cause and fix it all.  And bug reporting usually requires creating
> yet another username and password on yet another site in yet another
> different bug tracker interface.  In my case (and I presume many others)
> that high barrier means that I *really* want to have to use something before
> reporting a bug.

There was a problem in the past with httplib2. I don't use it anymore.

>> Couchdbkit has been put in mandriva by their team, for debian, ubuntu
>> I guess I need to provide a package. Since I don't use them it it will
>> mostly depends if there is a demand for it.
> Ubuntu provides a very nice and easy mechanism to supply packages (lookup
> PPAs).  If you want people to try couchdbkit versus python-couchdb then you
> need to be at least as easy to install!
I don't want to be versus couchdb-python. Couchdbkit has lready its
own users and will differ a lot in the week coming. Good call for
ubuntu ppa anyway. I will see what I can do for this. Thanks for the

- benoit

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